Peppers Clearwater Resort Christchurch

- South Island

Clearwater Avenue, Northwood Christchurch South Island
Peppers Clearwater Resort Christchurch
Clearwater Avenue
Christchurch, South Island  8051
New Zealand

Hotel Information

Check-in Time
2:00 PM
Check-out Time
10:00 AM
Reception Hours
24 hours
This hotel is 100% non-smoking
Free parking is available for one car only per room.
Early Arrivals & Late Departures
Both early arrival and late departures are subject to availability and on request basis only. If available, late departure is $20.00 per hour from 10am (usual check out time). There is no fee for early check in if it is able to be provided.

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Christchurch Accommodation

For a classic New Zealand outdoor escape you can’t go past Peppers Clearwater Resort.

Christchurch city is just a short drive away, and from its ideal position you can take in views of Lake Kaikainui from your Suite, Room or Villa. Rooms have been designed with contemporary furnishings, king beds, internet access and laundry facilities. For the added convenience and comfort of a kitchenette, balcony and rain shower a Suite or Villa is perfect. Enjoy a hit on the tennis courts, a round of golf or dine on delicious fare at Lume Restaurant.

Features & Facilities

The Clearwater Golf Club course winds past spring-fed lakes with spectacular views of the Southern Alps. Use the driving range, practice area and putting green to sharpen your handicap.

Lume Restaurant and Sprig Bar overlook the 18th green and you can play tennis, cycle or take a stroll the resort’s breathtaking walking trails.


  • Tennis court
  • Bar/cocktail lounge
  • 24 hour reception
  • Tour desk
  • Conference facilities
  • Facsimile
  • Photocopying
  • Catering
  • Child care
  • Clearwater Golf Club
  • Complimentary parking
  • Laundry/dry cleaning valet
  • Internet access
  • Porterage
  • Safe deposit box at reception desk


Enjoy a sensational meal at Lume Restaurant or pour over the extensive cocktail list at Sprig Bar.


Peppers Clearwater Resort is a premium golfing destination with an 18 hole championship golf course.


Two all-weather tennis courts are available for hire. Bookings and equipment hire are available through the Golf Shop.


At Peppers Clearwater Resort we offer contemporary and comfortable boathouse design hotel rooms and one, two and three bedroom suites. Each style of accommodation welcomes privacy, relaxation, and refined entertaining. Please note, Peppers Clearwater Resort does not have ground floor rooms and all rooms have stair access only.




If you enjoy dining in contemporary surrounds, with majestic mountains in the distance and a gourmet tour of the region on your plate, Lume Restaurant will delight you. Enjoy an afternoon sipping Waipara pinot noir over a three-course degustation from local Canterbury produce. The wine list particularly showcases award-winning New Zealand wines.

For something casual, The Sprig Bar and Cafe serves tasty light meals with an impressive cocktail list.

Mother's Day 

Indulge in our special $55 two-course menu per person, allowing you to savour either an enticing entrée paired with a sumptuous main course or a delectable main course followed by a delightful dessert—whichever you prefer. As an additional treat, all mothers will receive a complimentary glass of bubbles with this package.

Please note that reservations are essential for this exceptional experience. Kindly inform us in advance to ensure our dedicated kitchen team can prepare everything to perfection.

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Opening Hours

  • Breakfast: 7am - 10am
  • Lunch: 12pm - 2pm
  • Dinner: 6pm - 9pm
  • Room Service: 7:00am - 9:00pm
  • Bar Snacks: 11am - 10pm


For restaurant bookings, please call 03 360 1002 or book online. 



If you are searching for a magical and romantic setting for your wedding, Peppers Clearwater Resort overlooks a magnificent lake with manicured gardens on a Canterbury estate 465 acres in size. Memories are made here. Ideally located just 15 minutes from central Christchurch, Peppers Clearwater Resort can cater for intimate ceremonies and receptions or lavish affairs for up to 144 guests. Download Wedding Kit »

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With a superb backdrop of shimmering lake and mountain views, overlooking the Championship fairways, it's hard to believe Christchurch Airport is minutes away.

Here, the wide-open spaces contain great experiences like golf, rugby, tennis, boating and hiking. The conference facilities are state-of-the-art and the gardens are botanic. The picturesque setting makes it an ideal choice for a contemporary conference venue for corporate retreats, meetings, team building events, seminars, special interest groups and product launches.

Each of the four unique and flexible room options comes with spectacular views and catering for up to 240 delegates, theatre-style. Download Conference Kit »

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The scenic South Island city is an activity playground. Go Trout fishing or punting on the Avon and fly, drive or ride this picturesque region, stopping to taste its famous wines.

Play a round of golf on Christchurh's Championship golf course

Your South Island experience

Follow the trail between Peppers Clearwater Resort in Christchurch to Peppers Beacon in Queenstown, taking delight in a stop at Peppers Bluewater Resort at Lake Tekapo along the way. Three resorts, three spectacular regions. Experience this breathtaking route travelling south from Christchurch, or begin in adventurous Queenstown and make your way north.

Play a round of golf on Christchurh's Championship golf course


Peppers Clearwater Resort is situated on a John Darby designed course, with round lakes, Trout filled streams and spectacular views of the Southern Alps. Use the driving range practice area and putting green to hone your handicap.

Bush walks around Christchurch

Nature walks

The South Island of New Zealand, with its spectacular scenery, is ideal for walking. Get out, into the fresh southern air, onto walking trails past waterways and wildlife.

Good fishing spots in Christchurch


Experience the thrill of catching fresh, Brown or Rainbow Trout from iconic lakes and streams near the resort.

Take a bike tour around Christchurch Sourthern Alps

Bike tours

The spectacular Southern Alps backdrop and South Island landscape are ideal for mountain bike riding along leisurely trails or challenging tracks.

Horse hire in Christchurch

Horse riding

Ride through a working farm in the high country, past the quiet hills of the Canterbury Plains and along the foothills of the Southern Alps. A peaceful and beautiful experience.

Helicopter hire available in Christchurch

Helicopter tours

See the magnificent scale and full vista of the scenic South Island landscape and the Southern Alps, flying over Christchurch city and landing at the resort helipad.

Boat ride down the Avon river in Christchurch

Punting on the Avon

Ever wanted to experience the romantic atmosphere and river-level views of punting? Relax and let your skilled boatperson guide you across the wonderland of the Avon River.

Hire a car and tour around Christchurch

Driving tours

Driving around Christchurch and Canterbury you can visit Kaikoura, Akaroa, Mt Cook, Hammer Springs and the sourthern wine trails, or take the Grand Tour onboard a luxury coach.

Good restaurants and places to eat in Christchurch

Food & wine tasting

If you prefer things made in the traditional way, Barrys Bay is New Zealand’s only producer of clothbound, rinded cheddars. Enjoy the scenery of Banks Peninsula on the way.

Indulge in some of the finest food and wines

Vineyard tours

Explore one of the oldest grape growing regions in the South Island, and taste the distinctive style of some of the southernmost vineyards in the world.


Contact Information
Clearwater Avenue
Christchurch, South Island 8051
New Zealand

Points of Interest

  • Christchurch Airport - 7 km
  • International Antarctic Centre - 7 km
  • Christchurch - 13 km
  • Waipara Springs Winery - 55 km
  • Mount Hutt Ski Area - 112 km


Peppers Clearwater Resort is nestled on a magnificent lake just 15 minutes from the heart of Christchurch and its re-emerging attractions. The resort is conveniently located just seven minutes from Christchurch airport.

Once you're here, it is so easy to get around Christchurch. Nowhere else in the world (within two hours of an international airport )can you experience this array of experiences. From coast to country on water, by air or land, corporate jets, helicopters, ferries, launches, yachts, and limousines there are numerous transfer options. From Christchurch International Airport:

  • Head east on Durey Rd, 400m
  • At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Memorial Ave, 600m
  • At the roundabout take the 1st exit onto Russley Rd/State Highway 1
  • Continue to follow State Highway 1
  • Go through 3 roundabouts, 5.9km
  • Turn left onto Clearwater Avenue
  • Follow road for 500m